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Table 20. Tuberculosis Cases Among Foreign-born Persons1 by Country of Birth2: United States, 2012

African Region
Total Cases = 562

Algeria

6

Ethiopia

162

Niger

0

Angola

5

Gabon

2

Nigeria

58

Benin

1

Gambia

8

Rwanda

7

Botswana

4

Ghana

17

Sao Tome and Principe

0

Burkina Faso

2

Guinea

8

Senegal

9

Burundi

8

Guinea-Bissau

1

Seychelles

0

Cameroon

21

Kenya

58

Sierra Leone

24

Cape Verde

6

Lesotho

0

South Africa

14

Central African Republic

6

Liberia

33

Swaziland

1

Chad

0

Madagascar

3

Tanzania, UR

5

Comoros

1

Malawi

4

Togo

0

Congo, Republic of

23

Mali

5

Uganda

11

Côte d’Ivoire

8

Mauritania

5

Zambia

5

DR Congo

0

Mauritius

0

Zimbabwe

4

Equatorial Guinea

0

Mozambique

3

Eritrea

24

Namibia

0

Americas Region
Total Cases = 2,356

Anguilla

1

Costa Rica

1

Netherland Antilles

0

Antigua and Barbuda

0

Cuba

30

Nicaragua

16

Argentina

7

Dominica

0

Panama

4

Bahamas

2

Dominican Republic

74

Paraguay

0

Barbados

1

Ecuador

65

Peru

79

Belize

6

El Salvador

116

St. Kitts and Nevis

0

Bermuda

0

Grenada

1

St. Lucia

1

Bolivia

17

Guatemala

193

St. Vincent & Grenadines

0

Brazil

24

Guyana

18

Suriname

0

British Virgin Islands

0

Haiti

197

Trinidad and Tobago

10

Canada

7

Honduras

126

Turks and Caicos Islands

0

Cayman Islands

0

Jamaica

14

Uruguay

1

Chile

2

Mexico

1308

Venezuela

10

Colombia

25

Montserrat

0

Eastern Mediterranean Region
Total Cases = 268

Afghanistan

16

Lebanon

4

Sudan

11

Bahrain

0

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

4

Syrian Arab Republic

3

Djibouti

4

Morocco

8

Tunisia

1

Egypt

8

Oman

0

United Arab Emirates

1

Iran, Islamic Republic of

12

Pakistan

68

West Bank and Gaza

0

Iraq

12

Qatar

0

Yemen

5

Jordan

1

Saudi Arabia

8

Kuwait

1

Somalia

101

European Region
Total Cases = 179

Albania

8

Greece

6

Poland

18

Andorra

0

Hungary

0

Portugal

8

Armenia

6

Iceland

0

Romania

11

Austria

0

Ireland

2

Russian Federation

17

Azerbaijan

2

Israel

2

San Marino

0

Belarus

0

Italy

6

Serbia

3

Belgium

1

Kazakhstan

3

Slovakia

0

Bosnia and Herzegovina

15

Kyrgyzstan

1

Slovenia

1

Bulgaria

3

Latvia

1

Spain

3

Croatia

1

Lithuania

1

Sweden

0

Cyprus

0

Luxembourg

0

Switzerland

2

Czech Republic

1

Macedonia, TFYR

0

Tajikistan

0

Denmark

0

Malta

0

Turkey

4

Estonia

0

Moldova, Republic of

3

Turkmenistan

1

Finland

0

Monaco

0

Ukraine

22

France

4

Montenegro

1

United Kingdom

6

Georgia

5

Netherlands

2

Uzbekistan

3

Germany

6

Norway

0

Southeast Asia Region
Total Cases = 970

Bangladesh

54

Korea, DPR

50

Sri Lanka

5

Bhutan

57

Maldives

0

Thailand

33

India

532

Myanmar

116

Timor-Leste

0

Indonesia

41

Nepal

82

Western Pacific Region
Total Cases = 1,901

Australia

0

Kiribati

0

Philippines

773

Brunei Darussalam

0

Korea, Rep.

106

Samoa

1

Cambodia

78

Lao, PDR

64

Singapore

1

China

351

Malaysia

17

Solomon Islands

0

China, Hong Kong SAR

23

Mongolia

12

Tokelau

0

China, Macao SAR

0

Nauru

0

Tonga

3

Cook Islands

1

New Caledonia

0

Tuvalu

0

Fiji

1

New Zealand

0

Vanuatu

1

French Polynesia

0

Niue

0

Vietnam

456

Japan

13

Papua New Guinea

0

Wallis and Futuna

0

Other3
Total Cases = 28
Unknown
Total Cases = 10

1 Includes persons born outside the United States, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Midway Island, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Palau, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. minor and outlying Pacific islands

2 Country as reported by patient.

3 Includes country codes currently reported via the National Tuberculosis Surveillance System that are not represented by WHO member states.

Note: Regional composition of countries based on WHO Report Global Tuberculosis Report 2012, World Health Organization

 
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